Animals Animal only suffers superficial wounds
The horse spent several hours in the septic tank before being rescued by Haute-Garonne firefighters. — SDIS 31
One wonders how it could have fallen into such a small hole given its size. This Sunday, the firefighters of the departmental fire and rescue service of Haute-Garonne were called to get a horse out, stuck in a septic tank in the town of Lagarde, south-east of Toulouse.
When they arrived, they found the equine in distress, the fall having taken place several hours before in this filled excavation and in which he wanted to stay. sadness. To get him out of there, members of the animal hazard team and a veterinarian were rescued. called in reinforcement. They managed to equip the horse with straps to hold it, then used a backhoe and the owner’s agricultural machinery to dig and enlarge the cavity.
The animal was able to be extricated; and it was supported by the veterinarian. He was able to see that he was in fairly good health, apart from a few superficial wounds and a coat that had changed. color…